Morehouse, Coaches Take Pay Cut In New Leave Of Absence Program

Nick Horwat
May 12, 2020 - 8:03 pm
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PITTSBURGH (93.7 The Fan) Starting June 1, the Pittsburgh Penguins will bring in a four-month unpaid leave of absence program for employees of the team.

COVID-19 has forced the team out of play for multiple months and it is still unsure what direction the remainder of the season is going in.

Employees will remain with the Penguins and receive full health benefits from the team.

First reported by Matt Vensel, over a video conference on Monday, Penguins’ CEO David Morehouse said it was “the most difficult thing I have ever had to do in my professional career.”

Morehouse will also be taking a 50% pay reduction, other senior executives and coaches will take a 25% pay reduction.

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